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Course Structure

Units Chapters of NCERT Marks
I. Number System Chapter 1 6
II. Algebra Chapter 2, 3, 4, 5 20
III. Coordinate Geometry Chapter 7
IV. Geometry Chapter 6, 10, 11 15
V. Trigonometry Chapter 8, 9 12
VI. Mensuration Chapter 12, 13 10 
VII. Statistics & Probability Chapter 14, 15 11
  Total   80


UNIT I: NUMBER SYSTEMS

1. REAL NUMBERS (Chapter 1)

Euclid’s division lemma, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic - statements after reviewing work done earlier and after illustrating and motivating through examples, Proofs of irrationality of 2, 3, 5 Decimal representation of rational numbers in terms of terminating/non-terminating recurring decimals.

UNIT II: ALGEBRA

1. POLYNOMIALS  (Chapter 2)

Zeros of a polynomial. Relationship between zeros and coefficients of quadratic polynomials. Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients.

2. PAIR OF LINEAR EQUATIONS IN TWO VARIABLES

Pair of linear equations in two variables and graphical method of their solution, consistency/inconsistency.

Algebraic conditions for number of solutions. Solution of a pair of linear equations in two variables algebraically - by substitution, by elimination and by cross multiplication method. Simple situational problems. Simple problems on equations reducible to linear equations.

3. QUADRATIC EQUATIONS  

Standard form of a quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0, (a ≠ 0). Solutions of quadratic equations (only real roots) by factorization, by completing the square and by using quadratic formula. Relationship between discriminant and nature of
roots.

Situational problems based on quadratic equations related to day to day activities to be incorporated.

4. ARITHMETIC PROGRESSIONS

Motivation for studying Arithmetic Progression Derivation of the nth term and sum of the first n terms of A.P. and their application in solving daily life problems.

UNIT III: COORDINATE GEOMETRY

1. LINES (In two-dimensions)

Concepts of coordinate geometry, graphs of linear equations. Distance formula. Section formula (internal division). Area of a triangle.

 

UNIT IV: GEOMETRY

1. TRIANGLES

Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles.

  1. (Prove) If a line is drawn parallel to one side of a triangle to intersect the other two sides in distinct points, the other two sides are divided in the same ratio.
  2. (Motivate) If a line divides two sides of a triangle in the same ratio, the line is parallel to the third side.
  3. (Motivate) If in two triangles, the corresponding angles are equal, their corresponding sides are proportional and the triangles are similar.
  4. (Motivate) If the corresponding sides of two triangles are proportional, their corresponding angles are equal and the two triangles are similar.
  5. (Motivate) If one angle of a triangle is equal to one angle of another triangle and the sides including these angles are proportional, the two triangles are similar.
  6. (Motivate) If a perpendicular is drawn from the vertex of the right angle of a right triangle to the hypotenuse, the triangles on each side of the perpendicular are similar to the whole triangle and to each other
  7. (Prove) The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares of their corresponding sides.
  8. (Prove) In a right triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
  9. (Prove) In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to sum of the squares on the other two sides, the angles opposite to the first side is a right angle.

2. CIRCLES  

Tangent to a circle at, point of contact

  1. (Prove) The tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius through the point of contact.
  2. (Prove) The lengths of tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal.

3. CONSTRUCTIONS

  1. Division of a line segment in a given ratio (internally).
  2. Tangents to a circle from a point outside it.
  3. Construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle.

UNIT V: TRIGONOMETRY

1 . INTRODUCTION TO TRIGONOMETRY

Trigonometric ratios of an acute angle of a right-angled triangle. Proof of their existence (well defined); motivate the ratios whichever are defined at 0 and 90. Values (with proofs) of the trigonometric ratios of 30°, 45° and 60°. Relationships between the ratios.

2. TRIGONOMETRIC IDENTITIES

Proof and applications of the identity sin 2 A + cos 2 A = 1. Only simple identities to be given. Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles.

3. HEIGHTS AND DISTANCES

Angle of elevation, Angle of Depression

Simple problems on heights and distances. Problems should not involve more than two right triangles. Angles of elevation/depression should be only 30°, 45°, 60°.

UNIT VI: MENSURATION

1. AREAS RELATED TO CIRCLES

Motivate the area of a circle; area of sectors and segments of a circle. Problems based on areas and perimeter / circumference of the above said plane figures. (In calculating area of segment of a circle, problems should be restricted to central angle of 60°, 90° and 120° only. Plane figures involving triangles, simple quadrilaterals and circle should be taken.)

2. SURFACE AREAS AND VOLUMES

  1. Surface areas and volumes of combinations of any two of the following: cubes, cuboids, spheres, hemispheres and right circular cylinders/cones. Frustum of a cone.
  2. Problems involving converting one type of metallic solid into another and other mixed problems. (Problems with combination of not more than two different solids be taken). 

UNIT VII: STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

1. STATISTICS

Mean, median and mode of grouped data (bimodal situation to be avoided). Cumulative frequency graph.

2. PROBABILITY

Classical definition of probability. Simple problems on single events (not using set notation).

QUESTIONS PAPER DESIGN 2017–18

CLASS–X

Mathematics (Code No. 041)        Time : 3 hrs             Marks: 80

S. No. Typology of Questions Very Short
Answer (VSA)
(1 Mark)
Short Answer -I (SA) (2 Marks) Short Answer-II
(SA) (3 Marks)
Long Answer (LA) (4 Marks) Total
Marks
%
Weighta e (approx.)
1 Remembering   (Knowledge basedSimple
recall questions, to know
specific facts, terms, concepts,
principles or theories; Identify,
define, or recite, information)
2 2 2 2 20 25%
2 Understanding  (Comprehensionto
be familiar with meaning and
to understand conceptually,
interpret, compare, contrast,
explain, paraphrase, or interpret
information)
2 1 1 4 23 29%
3 Application   (Use abstract
information in concrete situation,
to apply knowledge to new
situation; Use given content to
interpret a situation, provide an
example, or solve a problem)
2 2 3 1 19 24%
4 Higher Order Thinking Skills
(Analysis & Synthesis- Classify,
compare, contrast, or differentiate
between different pieces
of information; Organize and /or
integrate unique pieces of information from variety of sources )
  1 4   14 17%
5 Evaluation   ( Judge, and/or justify
the value or worth of a decision or
outcome, or to predict outcomes
based on values)
      1 4 5%
    Total 6 X 1 = 6 6 X 2 = 12 10 X 3 = 30 8 X 4 = 32 80 100%

Note: One of the LA will be to assess the values inherent in the texts.

INTERNAL ASSESSMENT 20 Marks

  • Periodical Test                              10 Marks
  • Note Book Submission                 05 Marks
  • Lab Practical (Lab activities to be done from the prescribed books)      05 Marks

 

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